Gallery: Cross-site scripting vulnerability
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 200501-45 / gallery
||January 30, 2005
||May 22, 2006: 04
All supported architectures
Gallery is vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks.
Gallery is a web application written in PHP which is used to organize
and publish photo albums. It allows multiple users to build and
maintain their own albums. It also supports the mirroring of images on
Rafel Ivgi has discovered a cross-site scripting vulnerability where
the 'username' parameter is not properly sanitized in 'login.php'.
By sending a carefully crafted URL, an attacker can inject and execute
script code in the victim's browser window, and potentially compromise
the user's gallery.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Gallery users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/gallery-1.4.4_p6"
Note: Users with the vhosts USE flag set should manually use
webapp-config to finalize the update.